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Dec 25, 2012 2:00pm EST
this cost $142 billion. fannie and freddie were under the thumb of their regulator, edward demarco, a no-nonsense fellow who promise to shrink gradually and reduce the independence of the housing market gradually. meanwhile we are still relying on fannie and freddie to provide funding for most mortgages. annie, freddie and the f h a have accounted for 90% of u.s. home loans. eventually congress will make a fundamental decision about what kind of mortgage market we will have. it will go back to trusting the free market or have some kind of government mechanism in place to insure that home mortgages can always be affordable? i submit that the historical record of the past 70 years suggests when a comes to housing congress will have a hard time trusting the market. thank you. [applause] >> great comments. this brings us to our discussions of whom the first will be tom who has been in the mortgage research business for 35 years, a longstanding critic of government sponsored enterprise and has great perspective on the fateful history which bob has so well chronicled. he held with morgan guara
Dec 25, 2012 5:00am PST
about it. >> no, on the christmas break. edward lawrence is in washington, d.c. this morning with more on what lies ahead in the days to come. so edward i guess we won't really see any action until at least thursday? is that right? >> reporter: yeah we won't see action until thursday because the senate doesn't get back into session until thursday at the moment the capitol is deserved. so is the white house, as you know president obama is in hawaii on his annual vacation. that he has every year here. now he spent christmas eve playing golf and working out at a local marine base out there. he also has another golf round planned again for today. the talks between the president and the house have broken down on this fiscal cliff there are to try and avoid the deadline that's coming up. on thursday when the senate comes back into session most of the house of representatives will also be back and the president is going to work if hawaii to try and get -- from hawaii to try and get everybody to work together but at this point it seems like the deadline is just looming. >> we've been talking a
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm EST
' day, february 8 team. the >> president john f. kennedy and senators robert f. kennedy and edward kennedy. the author examines joseph kennedy's careers in business and politics, which included ventures on wall street, hollywood and the founding chairman of the securities and exchange commission. this is a little under an hour. >> thank you all. as i tell my history students -- [inaudible] as i tell my histories of it until i went to choke me, the past is a foreign country. we can visit there, try to learn the customs, translate the language, feel the air, the fragrance, but where foreigners in a strange way. this is true as much of the recent past as it is of colonial america. writing about the recent past is not easy to tailor this time around. first, there were people got to talk to. i was blessed from beginning to end by having fascinating views. i much prefer working for but documents than listening to people, tried to figure out what's real, what's imagined, what they know, what they think they know because someone told them what they think they know, but they don't know at a
Dec 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
have edward markey, steven lynch. >> ifill: especially edward markey is quite senior, the house seat in ord to get this. >> it's a specia election. they wouldn't have to give up their house seat unless deval patrick appointed them to the seat in the meantime which they're unlikely to want that. because it would mean they have to give up their house seat even though it would give them a head start. >> ifill: in hawaii last week, daniel ioneu died. and in a letter written to the governor who gets -- decide who takes his seat he actually stated his preference. >> he did. there are a lot of interesting elements with this. one thing that actually very same three what happened when teddy kennedy passed away in massachusetts, in fall 2009 or summer, sent letter to deval patrick he wanted them to change the law in massachusetts somebody would be able to fill that seat during critical time when they were debating health care reform. then somebody would run with special election. well in hawaii basically what he said was, i really want someone to fill my seat i hope that is congress warm co
Dec 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
in this cell phone video. officer edward norton jumping into freezing waters after he spotted a woman who had somehow fallen in. as you look at this, bear in mind, the officer was weighed down the whole time by his bulletproof vest. >> she kept saying stuff like, you know, i can't hold on, i can't hold on. >> she did hold on and they got out of there safely. there is an interesting postscript for the officer. after getting out of the cold water, he got into some hot water with his wife. he lost his wedding ring during the rescue. >>> now, to a moment that one family is calling the best christmas present ever. it happened at the airport in phoenix, arizona, and it's our video of the day. you are looking at a family reuniting with their dog, kane, who had been missing for nine months. they had pretty much given up hope, but then, out of nowhere, they got a call this weekend that kane was found walking along a road in oregon, more than 1,000 miles from his home. he was identified by a microchip that had been implanted and set back home. >>> and finally, our number, as we track santa's your gee a
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm EST
volumes of edward gibbons, decline and fall of the roman empire. adam smith's two volume work on the wealth of nations, great economic word. he kept studying latin. he read the latin poets in cicero and avenue. he read the english poet. he had this insatiable appetite for learning. at 16 i was still studying uncle wiggly. but i read it in latin because i went to heal instead of harvard. >> i take it as a politician in our modern sense of the word female black the common touch. >> very few of the leaders of this country did at the time. they were all university graduates except for george washington and george washington was an autodidact commotion so fed 6000 books. this was an elite. constitution did not give liberty to the ordinary man. all it did was replace the king with the president. but it gave congress the same right. congress could tax. the constitution did not provide liberty for the american people. if the government into the hands of a property elite and was a white male that ran this country for the first year of our nation. >> house on to put it to slavery come f
Dec 24, 2012 8:30pm EST
's answers left everyone shocked and unnerved. afterwards, attorney general edward bates setup into the night filling page after page of his diary. quote, the secretary of war and the president are kept in ignorance of the actual condition of the army and its intended movements bates confided. the blame he concluded lay with abraham lincoln. an excellent man wrote bates and in the main wise but he lacks will and purpose and i greatly fear he has not the power to command. over the next 12 months, the civil war became a cataclysm. the federal government became a -- in the confederacy came close to winning its independence. get set for the key losses that led to its doom. 186200 the death knell of slavery and the military leaders who would eventually win the war. like grant, sherman, sheridan, meredith. the future of the nation was set that year in indelible inc.. a blueprint for an america of continental red, network transportation, widespread education and industrial might. at the same time these 12 terrible months revealed the dreadful cost of entry into that future. payable in blood and mise
Dec 25, 2012 12:00am EST
until i'm done. let me run through a few people. maryann hobberman, james carol, edward, victor, lily, jean valentine, robert cairo, and are also winners of the pulitzer prize. juneau diaz, katherine, and tracy smith, amanda foreman. national book critic circle wins nora and robert and dave eagers recipient of the literary award and stephen king. please join me in recognizing these great american writers. [applause] i would like to our financial supporters. without whom woe couldn't bring you awards the or programs. i would like you to hold your applause until i've read the list. premier sponsors barnes & noble, ban skies, random house, the ford foundation, leadership sponsors. harper colins, stephen king, debra buy lee, thank you. [applause] [applause] okay, now for something special. i'd like to acknowledge in the audience the winner of the fourth annual innovation in reading prize. funded by the lessening gear foundation. listen to the list and hold your applause until i'm finished. we have 15-year-old lily. she started givingly briers in a homeless shelter where kids can take as m
Dec 25, 2012 4:00am PST
john kerry. kennedy, of course, is the son of the late edward m. kennedy and made the announcement yesterday despite the fact he was thinking about it, grateful for all the support and people prodding him to do it, he won't do it just yet but did leave the door wide open for a possible run later. >> instagram is hit with what could be the first class action lawsuit over anger at its new terms of service. in a proposed class action suit filed in san francisco, a california instagram user accused the photo-sharing site of bach of access. it was suggested they would now have the right to sell your photos for use in ads without compensation. instagram's founder backtracked on that later after a massive backlash. >>> in the wake of the newtown massacre, a newspaper in upstate new york has actually published the names and addresses of all handgun permit holders in westchester and rockland counties. privacy advocates are now fuming at the journal news. the newspaper editor says it doesn't mean that there's a gun at that location but that someone there is licensed to have a gun. an interes
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Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
nomination. klugman landed roles in several highly aclaimed movies such as the 12 angry men and blake edwards' days of wine and roses. it was television where klugman really hit it big. starring as gruff, down-to-earth sportswriter oscar madison opposite actor tony randall who played his roommate. they brought a version of neil simon's play, "the odd couple". and remainedded best friends until randall's death in 1994. in 19978 it brought "quincy, m.e." to television. where he played a tough-minded medical examiner in murder cases. the series ran until 1983. >> but at worse we'll live below it. >> his voice, always rough and raspy, klugman lost a vocal chord to throat canner in the '80s and taught himself to speak again. >> we'll do something about that. >> in addition to a distinguished career, klugman picked up a golden globe along with three emmy awards. leaves behind three sons, adam and david and his wife peggy crosby who was beside him. ainsley erhardt. fox news. kelly: we wish the klugman family well. you got to see this. he gets to come home for the hollywood after harrowing time in a
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Dec 25, 2012 3:00am PST
in freezing water to save a drowning woman? city of boston is honoring the officer edward norton with commendation for his courage. his cold water rescue landed him in hot water at home. he lost his wedding ring during the rescue. i guess, you know, things. rick, over to you. rick: what is the best part of christmas dinner? dessert, of course. here to show us how to make tasty ricota cake is our great chef. seems like you're really busy here making cheesecake. cheesecake sounds hard, got to tell you. >> it is not your typical cheesecake. ricota cheesecake. family heirloom. pie crust. buy your own pie crust. rick: you're cool with buying your own pie crust? >> totally cool. making this as easy as i can. rick: why people think they don't want to make a pie. >> i have a video how to make pie crust on youtube. it is so easy i promise. rick: go to youtube. >> how we have ricotta. we have lemon zest. orange zest. butter. vanilla. you could use vanilla extract. real easy. i have eggs here. mix in the sugar. rick: eggs and sugar one bowl. and rest in the other bowl. >> recipe is
Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
ever hope for. perfect. [woman crying] here, now. what's this? oh, edward, i shouldn't. no, bertha. you go right ahead and cry. but i don't want you to remember me like this-- all teary. any memory of you will be the most precious a man could carry. but i promised myself that i'd be brave and smile till the very end. [crying] oh, why must you go away? i must serve out my enlistment. i must go to sea tomorrow. for 2 years? it's just not fair. darling... i'm a commissioned officer in the royal navy and-- oh, i hate that commission, and i hate that uniform, and i hate the royal navy. bertha! oh, no, i don't... really. i'm sorry. i'll release you from your promise... if you want. oh, no! oh, edward! crocket's voice: i couldn't help meself. see, that's the way it is with us crickets. we get involved. my darling, you will be here when i return? promise? oh, edward. i love you so. ♪ don't give your love away ♪ ♪ wait for me, i will come back ♪ ♪ to you ♪ and we'll have a thousand days of may ♪ ♪ don't give your love ♪ away ♪ i've kissed your smiles away ♪ ♪ i know waiti
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